The Pickup

Bands and new music for fans of The Wonder Years

Picture Frames (EP)

by Say It Anyway

The debut EP from the UK's SAY IT ANYWAY consists of 5 high energy pop punk songs plus a reworked acoustic version of their first single 'Moments' featuring guest vocals from long-time friend Matt Arsenault from A Loss For Words.

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Running On Empty

by Crown The King

Hey, we're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland. This is our new single "Running On Empty", it's the second track to be released from our debut EP "Groundhog Day" which comes out in February. The song serves as a reminder not to dwell on the past too much and to not let life pass you by.

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You Know You're Right

by GUY

Guy is a singer-songwriter from Liverpool, UK. He blends elements of pop-punk and grunge to make a style he calls HardPunkFusionPop. His new single You Know You’re Right is out now, with plans for new singles every month through 2022.

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Sooner or Later

by Jumping Ship

Hello! We're Jumping Ship, a Pop Punk band from Normal, Illinois. Being in a genre that can sometimes feel a little cookie-cutter, we do our best to approach the genre with outside-the-box lyricism, structure, tone, and overall intention in hopes it creates a cool sound that doesn't feel overdone.

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Groundhog Day

by Crown The King

Hey, We're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland and this is our new single "Groundhog Day". It's from our debut EP of the same name which comes out on February 2nd! If you like pop punk with gritty vocals and honest, open lyrics this might be the track for you.

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When You're Looking Like That

by Crown The King

Hey, We're Crown The King. We just released a cover of Westlife's "When You're Looking Like That". We did a cover of this track for TikTok earlier in the year and people liked it. We had already written a full arrangement and it was just too good not to release in full. So here it is!

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Melissa

by Crown The King

Hey whats up, we're Crown The King from Dublin, Ireland and this is our new single "Melissa", it's an anthemic pop punk track about being there for someone in a time of need. This is our fourth single and the first track taken from our Debut EP coming later this year!

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Sumsine

by Donut Boy

We are Donut Boy, a three piece punk band from Washington, DC. On Tuesday, January 26 we will release a five track EP titled The Before Times. The Before Times features a mix of grungy, punk riffs and captivating choruses, juxtaposed against honest, and often political, vocal lines. Hope you enjoy!

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231

by Stage Moms

Stage Moms is a rock/emo band out of Moundsville, WV, whose frontman Gage recently lost the local venue he owned called Thunderbird's. Their new song "231" gives life to the loss, and has been their coping mechanism in putting all the pieces back together.

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Indecision

by Relatively Calm

We're Relatively Calm! A pop-punk project based out of Atlanta. This song is important to us as it's a huge stepping stone in our production quality.

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exhausted

by A Tiger Made of Lightning

I'm Mike from A Tiger Made of Lightning, and this is my debut single! This song is about *gestures broadly at the current state of the world* and how to get through it. I think you'll be hooked in the first 30 seconds.

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Wouldn't It Be Nice

by Manic Year

We're three long-lost friends who reunited last summer to make cathartic music. When the pandemic hit, we switched to recording remotely. Our latest track is an irony-tinged cover of a Beach Boys classic. As long as there's an Internet, we plan to inject it with colorful punk songs.

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Asleep In The Deep End

by Andross

Greetings Friends! We're Andross from Lansdale PA, and we have a brand new album out called "Asleep In The Deep End", it's about how our brains get sad when the summer ends. Here's the title track, we hope you like!!

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Angst

by Atticus Finch

Hey guys! "Angst" was written and recorded completely remote with band members spread 3,000 miles apart. This nostalgic pop-punk song begs the question, “is it you or the world?” and elicits feelings of remaining authentic to where you started.

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Consequences

by Overset

After playing shows with bands like WSTR and ROAM, we spent some time looking for a fresh sound and have delivered a single we are extremely proud of. Influenced by bands like Hot Mulligan, we wrote this song for anyone who has ever lost someone and had to deal with the hardship that followed.

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Catharsis

by Downcast

We are emotive punks, Downcast and we have just dropped a brand new new single and video, Catharsis. We hail from Bristol and were formed in the Spring of 2018.

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Not Around

by Two Trains Left

We are Two Trains Left, a dynamic pop-punk band from Paris. We are inspired by bands such as Blink-182, and Neckdeep and we offer a blend of pop-punk. This is our song "Not Around".

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Burning Branches

by Jumping Ship

Hello! We are Jumping Ship, a pop punk band from Illinois (We know, very original!). Burning Branches is one of three singles we have out for an EP that'll be released in March. This song is about making that decision to stop feeling bad for yourself and how hard that tends to actually be.

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This Charming Van

by Avec Plaisir

We're a noodle-y emo punk band from Montreal. FFO songs about food and being yelled at.

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Fluorescents

Greetings! We are a Chicago pop-punk band (how original right?) looking to set a new standard for Pop-Punk! Our music is heavy & emotional, but also uplifting & full of density. Rather than pointing fingers at the world around us, we look inward & try rationalize our struggles through our music!

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